UWW Emergency Information - Explosion

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Explosion

EVACUATE and Call 911

In the event of an explosion on campus, take the following action:

  • Immediately take cover under tables, desks or other objects which will give protection against falling glass and debris.
  • After the initial effects of the explosion have subsided notify the University Police at 911. Give your name and describe the location and nature of the emergency.
  • Activate the building fire alarm.
  • Evacuate the building by the nearest available exit.
  • DO NOT USE ELEVATORS. DO NOT PANIC.
  • Once outside move to a clear area that is at least 500 feet away from the affected building. Keep streets and walkways clear for emergency vehicles and crews.
  • DO NOT RETURN TO AN EVACUATED BUILDING unless authorized by a Whitewater Fire Official.

PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES: If persons with disabilities cannot safely evacuate, assist them to a safe location near a building exit and notify emergency personnel of their location.  Refer also to Building Evacuation for Individuals with Disabilities.

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